Jill I. Francisco, ACP, a paralegal at Huddleston Bolen LLP in Huntington, West Virginia, has been elected Treasurer of The National Association of Legal Assistants/Paralegals (NALA), during the association's 35th annual meeting on July 16th in Jacksonville, Fla.
She will serve on the NALA Board of Directors during the 2010-11 operational year.
A 1994 graduate of Marshall University with degree in Criminal Justice, Jill was Charter President of the Legal Assistants/Paralegals of Southern West Virginia (LAPSWV) and has previously served NALA in various capacities:
- Member of the Professional Development Committee 2003-2006
- Affiliated Association Director 2008-2010
- Affiliated Associations Secretary 2006-2007.
In addition to her work with Huddleston Bolen and her service to NALA, she also currently serves on the Advisory Board for Mountwest Community and Technical College Legal Assistant Program, the Legal Assistant Committee of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, and as Secretary on the Executive Committee of the Marshall University Alumni Association.NALA is the nation's leading association for professional certification, continuing education, and career advancement for paralegals. The association has more than 6,000 individual members, and another 12,000 are represented through local and regional affiliated associations throughout the United States.